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Hello, I am installing new vinyl siding and I thought I had everything leveled out correctly until I got doing to my garage. I am about for or five inches off where two pieces are not lining up horizontally.
Is there a way to correct this without ripping siding off?

I did the front of the house, then I matched up the side with the front. The problem is on the second floor.
On the side of my house is a one story garage attached to the house so, I made sure the front and side of second story matched up at that corner. Now, the garage only goes from front of house and back about 20 feet then the garage stops and the house continue about ten more feet. So after I finished the front of the house, I moved to this ten foot section of house behind garage and work my way up. Well, I am off about four or five inches meeting up with the other siding.
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Are you talking about coming up two sides of the same wall and then having them meet over the top of a roof?

A picture standing back showing the whole side of the house would help.
 

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Since you sided the front first the siding running up the right side of the roof obviously has to start lined up off that corner.

"Before siding the garage" I would have run the siding up the right side of the roof up to the peak. Then pulled a string line on layout from one course above the siding on the far right side across the entire wall to the left.

From that string I’d measure down to figure out where the first course of siding needs to start in order to match up over the roof.

Once that is done then lay out the garage walls so all of that lines up.
 

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How would I or how do I know how far to measure down?

I already ran up the side of the house and stopped at the peak of the garage then I went up the left side of house behind garage up to the other side of the garage peak. Well, my measurements were off. The two pieces that meet at garage peak are about five to six inches off. Can I fix that some how with out tearing anything off?
 

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For example if your vinyl is a D5 panel , that’s a 10” panel. The string line would represent the bottom of a full panel, so your measurement would be a 10” increment. Every 10” mark will be the bottom of a panel. If your siding is D4 then you would be working in 8” increments.

I know this is not what you want to hear but removing the siding on the left side and starting over is the only option to “make it right“.

There are some scab/hack ways to cheat it but I’ll let someone else take you down that route.
 

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sounds like you started with a full panel on one side and a half on the other,Ron's right the only way to fix this is to redo the way he stated
 
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